WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
LUBBOCK, Texas- A psychologist testified that a JetBlue Airways pilot who screamed about religion and terrorists during a flight had "a brief psychotic disorder" due to lack of sleep, according to a transcript of the trial obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Q: My ex-husband has our 3-year-old son from Thursday through Saturday, every weekend. When I hand him over to his dad, he's fairly well-behaved, but when I get him back, he's disrespectful and defiant. It takes a day or two to get him back on track. I work very hard to discipline consistently, and it seems his dad unravels everything I accomplish.
ATLANTA - Atlanta officials are set to consider banning smoking in city parks.
ATLANTA (AP) - A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could put Georgia's hospitals in an economic bind.
Q: When I ask my 2-year-old to do something, he screams "No!" and then swings at me. When he hits me, I firmly reprimand him and try to put him in timeout, but that only makes matters worse. I've tried ignoring his screaming, but that doesn't work. What should I do?
Q: My younger boy, 10, has started cutting himself when his 13-year-old brother picks on him. His older brother also is verbally abusive to him and at times to me. I'm not sure what to tell the 10-year-old. He's a sweet boy who does great in school and has nice friends. I've told him he needs to express his anger in a positive manner.
Alzheimer's is a disease that has a widespread impact.
Appointments for health screenings and sports physicals for military families are available.
AUGUSTA- The government says more than 2,000 Georgia doctors have collected $143 million in federal funds to help them make the switch from paper to electronic medical records.
LAGRANGE - A LaGrange-based health system is banning helium-filled balloons from its facilities after problems with loose balloons setting off fire alarms, causing stress for hospital patients.
A reader in Buffalo resonated with a recent column in which I opined that a punishment is worthless unless it establishes a permanent memory.
It looks like the sleep wars have begun.
ATLANTA - Emory University has launched an international center focusing on the research and prevention of spina bifida.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Years after thousands of veterans learned they may have been exposed to infections at government-run hospitals, many are still mired in legal battles seeking compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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